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3 Fun Things To Do on the Easter Weekend in New York

Part of coming to New York to study English is enjoying the culture of your new city.

Easter is on Sunday, April 12, 2020 and is a really fun time to be studying and living in America.

Here are three great things to do for Easter in New York City:


#1 Easter Parade

Easter NYC Easter-paradeWalk along 5th Avenue and watch the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and marches north on 5th Avenue, starting at 49th Street and ending at 57th Street. For the best view, stand in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral (5th Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets). Everyone is welcome to march in the parade as long as you wear an Easter hat!

Free


#2 Macy's Flower Show

Easter NYC macys-flower-showSee the beautiful Macy's Flower Show from March 25 through April 8 in Macy's Herald Square location at 151 West 34th Street. There are beautiful window displays and thousands more flowers around the store.

Free


#3 Easter Egg Hunt

Participate in the Amazing Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt. Go to Slattery's Midtown Pub, 8 East 36th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues). A series of clues will lead you around NYC looking for hidden eggs worth points and prizes.

The hunt takes three hours. You can sign up as a team or as an individual and they will partner you with a team.

You buy tickets on Event Brite. $39


Do you want to come to New York and spend Easter and other holidays here while studying English? Experience the life and culture of New York: You can visit the ELI website, contact the ELI or apply here.


WRITTEN BY BRIAN HICKEY